McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Grady Amos

1. FindAGrave.com Web Site.
" Grady Amos
Birth 1907
Death 1965 (aged 57–58)
Burial
Green Castle Cemetery
Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio"
Additional Information Posted;"Buried 9 February 1965"


Evannah Katherine Branch

1. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007: Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Evannah Branch Amos
[Evannah Kathrine Amos]
[Evannah Amos]
[Evannah Branch Branch]
Gender: Female
Race: Black
Birth Date: 4 Mar 1911
Birth Place: North Fork M, West Virginia
[Welch, West Virginia]
Death Date: 14 Sep 2001
Father: William H Branch
Mother: Mary Branch
SSN: 288348982
Notes: Dec 1955: Name listed as EVANNAH BRANCH AMOS;
Dec 1971: Name listed as EVANNAH KATHRINE AMOS;
27 Sep 2001: Name listed as EVANNAH AMOS"
2. Ohio, Death Records, 1908-1932, 1938-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Evannah K Amos
[Evannah K Branch]
Birth Date: 4 Mar 1911
Birth Place: West Virginia, United States
Gender: Female
Race: African American (Black)
Hispanic Origin: Not Hispanic (Latino)
Residence Place: Dayton, Montgomery, Ohio, United States
Residence Zip Code: 45417
Death Date: 14 Sep 2001
Death Time: 07:05 PM
Hospital of Death: Long-Term Care Facilities
Death Place: Trotwood, Montgomery, Ohio, USA
Certificate: 085907
Age at Death: 90
Registrar's Certificate Number: 04996
Certifier: Physician
Referred to Coroner: Not Referred to Coroner
Autopsy: No Autopsy performed
Method of Disposition: Burial
Filing Date: 3 Oct 2001
Hospital Status: Other/Nursing Home
Injury in Ohio: Yes
Type Place of Injury: Unspecified Place
Social Security Number: 288-34-8982
Father's Surname: Branch
Mother's Maiden Name: Saunders
Marital Status: Widowed
Education: 5
Armed Forces Indicator: No
Census Tract: 0038
Primary Registration District: 5709"
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site.
"Evannah K. Branch Amos
Birth 4 Mar 1911
West Virginia, USA
Death 14 Sep 2001 (aged 90)
Montgomery County, Ohio, USA
Burial
Green Castle Cemetery
Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio"
Additional Information Posted: "Buried 21 September 2001"


Mary Saunders

1. Fayette Co, WV; Marriage registry; Vol #__(1896); Page __; WV Archives Web Site.


Shade Estep Jr

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1949); Page 299; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Shade Estep, Jr; age 19; born and living in Mohawk, WV; single; married on 18 Jun 1949 at Panther,
WV; Nancy Belle Roberts; age 19; born and living at Panther, WV; single; with consent of Nancy Estep,
mother of Shade Estep, Jr; and Wilson Roberts, father of Nancy Belle Roberts.


Nancy Belle Roberts

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1949); Page 299; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Shade Estep, Jr; age 19; born and living in Mohawk, WV; single; married on 18 Jun 1949 at Panther,
WV; Nancy Belle Roberts; age 19; born and living at Panther, WV; single; with consent of Nancy Estep,
mother of Shade Estep, Jr; and Wilson Roberts, father of Nancy Belle Roberts.
2. Russell Co, VA; Marriage License #10311; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Fred Clayton Walls; age 28; born in Princeton, WV; divorced; one previous marriage; salesman, living
at Panther, WV; son of Clayton and Hallie (Bowers) Walls; married on 20 Apr 1959 in Lebanon, VA;
Nancy Bell Estep; maiden name Roberts; age 29; born and living in Panther, WV; widow; one
previous marriage; daughter of Wilson and Lou (Bailey) Roberts.


Leslie Anderson Osborne Jr

1. Buchanan Co, VA; Marriage License #6550; Ancestry.com Website.
Lessie Anderson Thornsbury; age 18; born in Wyoming Co, WV; single no previous marriage; coal
miner living at Bradshaw, WV; son of unknown father and Polly Osborne; married on 12 May 1964 in
Grundy, VA; Ida Jean Thornsberry; age 16; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; no previous marriage;
housework; living at Jolo, WV; daughter of Tom and Mazy (Rife) Thornsberry.


Ida Jean Thornsbury

1. Buchanan Co, VA; Marriage License #6550; Ancestry.com Website.
Lessie Anderson Thornsbury; age 18; born in Wyoming Co, WV; single no previous marriage; coal
miner living at Bradshaw, WV; son of unknown father and Polly Osborne; married on 12 May 1964 in
Grundy, VA; Ida Jean Thornsberry; age 16; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; no previous marriage;
housework; living at Jolo, WV; daughter of Tom and Mazy (Rife) Thornsberry.
2. Fanning Funeral Home"; Iaeger, WV; Posted Obit.
"Ida Jean Osborne, 73, of Jolo, WV, passed away, Tuesday, February 16, 2021, at Buchanan General Hospital in Grundy, VA. Ida was born in Jolo, WV, October 31, 1947 a daughter of the late Tom and Mazy Rife Thornsbury. She was a homemaker and an outstanding member of her community. She was member of the Bradshaw Church of God for over 40 years; she worked diligently serving her church and community. Ida was a member of the Bradshaw Lions Club for over 30 years. She was the first lady president of the Bradshaw Lions Club and also served as their treasurer and secretary. She earned several awards for her service to the Lions Club. Ida was a volunteer of the River View Band Boosters and the River View football team. She was the Biddy Basketball coach at Bradshaw Elementary School for five years. Ida was a very loving and caring person and will be sadly missed by her church, community, and all who knew her.

"In addition to her parents, Tom and Mazy Thornsbury, Ida was preceded in death by siblings, Rosie Blankenship, Ella Sandal, Bell Stacy, Clyde Ezra Thornsbury, Herbert Thornsbury, Doug Thornsbury, Tom Thornsbury Jr., Ozie Shelton and Willard Thornsbury; two nieces, Sherry Ann Blankenship, and Georgia Sue Blankenship; and a sister and brother-in-law, Tondal and George Blankenship.

"Survivors include her husband of 59 years, Leslie Osborne Jr. of the home; one daughter, Paige Osborne of the home; siblings, Hazel Blankenship of Jolo, Vi Miessau of Florida, Geraldine Evans of Florida, Tessie Dellacroce of Sutton, WV, Maxine Skinner of Georgia, Hobert Thornsbury of Jolo, WV, and Sue Stacy of Florida; her church family and numerous friends.

"Funeral services will be conducted Sunday, February 21, 2021 at 1 o’clock with Pastor Brian Patterson and Pastor Martin West officiating at the Bradshaw Church of God in Bradshaw, WV. Burial will in Beulah Land Cemetery on Rockridge near Paynesville, WV. Serving as pallbearers will be Benny Lundy, Johnny Blankenship, Joseph Petro, Aaron Thornsbury, Paul Thornsbury, Joey Smith, Joe Smith, Ricky Thornsbury, Roger Muncy, David Hopkins, and Brian Patterson.

"Friends may visit with the family Sunday, February 21, 2021 at the Bradshaw Church of God from 11 a.m. until the time of services at 1 o’clock.

"Services will be held in accordance with Covid-19 guidelines, mask are to be worn by all attending and social distancing is to be practiced.

"Fanning Funeral Home in Iaeger, WV, is assisting the family.

"Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.fanningfuneralhomes.com"


Teo Medina

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; 1995; Edited by Dr, Thomas C.
Hatcher; Geneva Steele; Sandra Long and Christine Carr McGuire; "Harold Irvine and Juanita
Novella Mullins Jackson"; Article; Page 175; submitted by Betty Bell. PO Box 87, Gary, WV 24836.


Grace Jackson

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; By Geneva Steel, Tom
Hatcher and Sandra Long; "The Haglers of Caretta"; Article; Page 160; submitted by Ramondo
Hagler, Caretta, WV 24821.
2. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; 1995; Edited by Dr, Thomas C.
Hatcher; Geneva Steele; Sandra Long and Christine Carr McGuire; "Harold Irvine and Juanita
Novella Mullins Jackson"; Article; Page 175; submitted by Betty Bell. PO Box 87, Gary, WV 24836.


David Medina

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; 1995; Edited by Dr, Thomas C.
Hatcher; Geneva Steele; Sandra Long and Christine Carr McGuire; "Harold Irvine and Juanita
Novella Mullins Jackson"; Article; Page 175; submitted by Betty Bell. PO Box 87, Gary, WV 24836.


Tia Medina

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; 1995; Edited by Dr, Thomas C.
Hatcher; Geneva Steele; Sandra Long and Christine Carr McGuire; "Harold Irvine and Juanita
Novella Mullins Jackson"; Article; Page 175; submitted by Betty Bell. PO Box 87, Gary, WV 24836.


Justin Medina

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; 1995; Edited by Dr, Thomas C.
Hatcher; Geneva Steele; Sandra Long and Christine Carr McGuire; "Harold Irvine and Juanita
Novella Mullins Jackson"; Article; Page 175; submitted by Betty Bell. PO Box 87, Gary, WV 24836.


Megan Medina

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; 1995; Edited by Dr, Thomas C.
Hatcher; Geneva Steele; Sandra Long and Christine Carr McGuire; "Harold Irvine and Juanita
Novella Mullins Jackson"; Article; Page 175; submitted by Betty Bell. PO Box 87, Gary, WV 24836.


Elmer Riffe

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek; Welch; McDowell Street; taken on 2 Apr 1930;
Page 248B; Family #24.
Listed as Elmer Riffe; age 18; born in WV; in household of mother, Viola Kennedy Riffe.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1934); Page 209; WV Archives Web Site.
Elmer Riffe; age 21; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living at Hemphill, WV; son of Hannibal
and Viola; married on 9 Mar 1934 at Hemphill, WV; Carrie Abbott; age 18; born in McDowell Co, WV;
single; living at Hemphill, WV; daughter of Allen and Alta.


Carrie Victory Abbott

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken on 3/4 Feb 1920; Page
199B; Image 10 of 16; Family #93/93.
listed as Carrie Abbott; age 2; born in WV; in household of father, Allen R. Abbott.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 29 Apr 1930; Page 224A; Image
63 of 75; Family #560/577.
Listed as Carrie V. Abbott; age 13; born in WV; in household of father, Allen Abbott.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1934); Page 209; WV Archives Web Site.
Elmer Riffe; age 21; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living at Hemphill, WV; son of
Hannibal and Viola; married on 9 Mar 1934 at Hemphill, WV; Carrie Abbott; age 18; born in
McDowell Co, WV; single; living at Hemphill, WV; daughter of Allen and Alta.
4. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Name: Carrie Victory Riffe [Carrie Victoria Riffe
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birth Date: 16 Mar 1916
Birth Place: Primer McDow, West Virginia, United States [Premier Mcdo??, West Virginia
Death Date: 26 Sep 2000
Father:
Allen Abbott
Mother:
Carrie V Franklin
SSN: 221161822
Notes: Jun 1943: Name listed as CARRIE VICTORY RIFFE;
06 Jan 1976: Name listed as CARRIE VICTORIA RIFFE;
05 Oct 2000: Name listed as CARRIE A RIFFE"


Frank Bridges

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; 1995; Edited by Dr, Thomas C.
Hatcher; Geneva Steele; Sandra Long and Christine Carr McGuire; "The Hurt Family"; Article; Page
175; submitted by Ricky Bridges, Berwind, WV 24815.


Anna Mae Hurt

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; 1995; Edited by Dr, Thomas C.
Hatcher; Geneva Steele; Sandra Long and Christine Carr McGuire; "The Hurt Family"; Article; Page
175; submitted by Ricky Bridges, Berwind, WV 24815.
2. Russell Co, VA; Marriage License #9483; Ancestry.com Web Site.
James R. Pennington; age 20; born in Jewel Ridge, VA; single; in US Army; living at Newhall, WV;
son of Dove M. and Lola (Hoddinow, sp?) Pennington; married on 7 Apr 1961 in Russell Co, VA;
Anna Mae Hurt; age 19; born in Coalwood, WV; single; living at Squire, WV; daughter of Elbert F.
and Helen Mae (Goad) Hurt.


Frnklin Bridges

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; 1995; Edited by Dr, Thomas C.
Hatcher; Geneva Steele; Sandra Long and Christine Carr McGuire; "The Hurt Family"; Article; Page
175; submitted by Ricky Bridges, Berwind, WV 24815.


Ricky Bridges

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; 1995; Edited by Dr, Thomas C.
Hatcher; Geneva Steele; Sandra Long and Christine Carr McGuire; "The Hurt Family"; Article; Page
175; submitted by Ricky Bridges, Berwind, WV 24815.


Daniel Hale

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; 1995; Edited by Dr, Thomas C.
Hatcher; Geneva Steele; Sandra Long and Christine Carr McGuire; "Harold Irvine and Juanita
Novella Mullins Jackson"; Article; Page 175; submitted by Betty Bell. PO Box 87, Gary, WV 24836.


Barbara Jackson

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; By Geneva Steel, Tom
Hatcher and Sandra Long; "The Haglers of Caretta"; Article; Page 160; submitted by Ramondo
Hagler, Caretta, WV 24821.
2. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; 1995; Edited by Dr, Thomas C.
Hatcher; Geneva Steele; Sandra Long and Christine Carr McGuire; "Harold Irvine and Juanita
Novella Mullins Jackson"; Article; Page 175; submitted by Betty Bell. PO Box 87, Gary, WV 24836.


Daniel Hale

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; 1995; Edited by Dr, Thomas C.
Hatcher; Geneva Steele; Sandra Long and Christine Carr McGuire; "Harold Irvine and Juanita
Novella Mullins Jackson"; Article; Page 175; submitted by Betty Bell. PO Box 87, Gary, WV 24836.


Donald Hale

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; 1995; Edited by Dr, Thomas C.
Hatcher; Geneva Steele; Sandra Long and Christine Carr McGuire; "Harold Irvine and Juanita
Novella Mullins Jackson"; Article; Page 175; submitted by Betty Bell. PO Box 87, Gary, WV 24836.


Belinda Hale

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; 1995; Edited by Dr, Thomas C.
Hatcher; Geneva Steele; Sandra Long and Christine Carr McGuire; "Harold Irvine and Juanita
Novella Mullins Jackson"; Article; Page 175; submitted by Betty Bell. PO Box 87, Gary, WV 24836.


Brenda Hale

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; 1995; Edited by Dr, Thomas C.
Hatcher; Geneva Steele; Sandra Long and Christine Carr McGuire; "Harold Irvine and Juanita
Novella Mullins Jackson"; Article; Page 175; submitted by Betty Bell. PO Box 87, Gary, WV 24836.


James W. Allen Sr

1. Mercer Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1921); Page 41; Line #4; WV Archives Website.
James W. Allen; age 23; born in VA; single; living in Welch, WV; married on 29 Sep 1921 in Welch,
WV; Carrie Blankenship; age 21; born in WV; single; living in Welch, WV.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #8444; WV Archives Website.
James W. Allen; age 37 yrs, 1 mon, 3 days; born 9 May 1898 in Penhook, VA; married; husband of
Carrie Blankenship; embalmer; living at Welch, WV; son of W.H. and Sallie Wade (Ferguson) Allen;
died 12 Jun 1935 in Welch Emergency Hospital, Welch, WV; due to rhumatic endocarditis with
mitral insufficiency; buried 14 Jun 1935 in Welch, WV; informant, L. B. Allen, Gary, WV.
3. FindAGrave.com Webste; submitted by B. Walls, 25 Jun 2020.
" James W. Allen
Birth 9 May 1898
Death 12 Jun 1935 (aged 37)
Burial
Toms Mountain Cemetery
Welch, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 211804668 "


Caroline "Carrie" Blankenship

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Browns Creek District, Huger Precinct #5, taken on 26 Apr 1910,
Page 236B, Family #167.
Listed as Caroline Blankenship, age 3, born in WV, in household of father, Stonewall Blankenship.
2. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Welch; taken on 28 Jan 1920; Page 123B;
Family #251/310.
Listed as Carrie Blankenship; age 13; born in WV; in household of father, Stonewall Blankenship.
3. Mercer Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1921); Page 41; Line #4; WV Archives Website.
James W. Allen; age 23; born in VA; single; living in Welch, WV; married on 29 Sep 1921 in Welch,
WV; Carrie Blankenship; age 21; born in WV; single; living in Welch, WV.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1953); Page 495; WV Archives Website.
Richard H. Gray; age 50; born in VA; divorced; living at Welch, WV; married on 3 Jan 1953 at Wilcoe,
WV; Carrie B. Allen; age 47; born and living in Welch, WV; widow.
5. Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014; Ancestry.com Website.
"Name: Carrie Gray
Social Security Number: 233-16-3309
Birth Date: 6 May 1906
Issue Year: Before 1951
Issue State: West Virginia
Last Residence: 24801, Welch, Mcdowell, West Virginia, USA
Death Date: 4 Jan 1990"